Providing cutting edge news, education, and practical advice on nutrition, lifestyle, toxins and disease, hormone imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, genomics, inflammation, digestive health, and  more!

Join hosts Dana Laake and Dr. Kevin Passero for lively weekly discussions with health experts and
thought leaders in the fields of integrative, personalized, and functional medicine.

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By Dana Laake | July 15, 2019

Upcoming ShowSunday, July 21
A rebroadcast from September 17, 2017

Tune in Sundays, 10-11 am on 1500 AM, Federal News Radio (WFED)
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Topic: The microbiome solution to heal depression, anxiety, and mental fog without prescription drugs

Special guest: Raphael Kellman, MD, graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He pioneered “Microbiome Medicine,” a groundbreaking new approach to medicine and healing which includes integrating holistic and functional medicine. Dr. Kellman is the author of The Microbiome Diet  and other books on health and healing, He manages a thriving medical practice and lectures all over the world.

Nutrition controversies and news you can use

By Dana Laake | July 14, 2019

Special guest: Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has been providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.

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Hidden in Plain Sight…How Everyday Toxins in Your Home Impact Your Health

By Dana Laake | July 7, 2019

Hidden ToxinsSpecial guest: Beth Greer, the Super Natural Mom®, is an environmental health advocate, toxin-free living expert, and award-winning journalist who eliminated a sizable tumor in her chest without drugs or surgery by detoxing her body and home. She’s the author of the bestseller Super Natural Home, endorsed by Deepak Chopra and Dr. Joseph Mercola, and named a Top 50 Health & Environmental Journalist to Follow.

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Biomimetic Dentistry: The Science of Rebuilding Teeth Safely Without Destroying Them

By Dana Laake | June 30, 2019

biomimetic dentistrySpecial guest: Paul O’Malley, DDS, graduated from the Creighton University School of Dentistry. Later he completed a residency at Baylor University in Texas, in cosmetic dentistry. He spent 6 years practicing and learning in one of the premier cosmetic dentistry practices in the United States, located in Beverly Hills, CA. He has logged well over 1,000 hours in continuing education. Dr. O’Malley became fully laser-trained and performs laser healing and cosmetic laser dental procedures. He is one of a handful of dentists worldwide who are trained and certified in biomimetic dentistry.

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Why Hormones are Essential for Lifelong Vibrant Health

By Dana Laake | June 23, 2019

Healthy LifeSpecial guest: Elizabeth Plourde, CLS, NCMP, PhD, is a licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist with degrees in both biological science and psychology. Dr. Plourde uses her experience in her fields of study as well as her work in medical laboratories to focus attention on the hazards of sunscreen and how they are impacting our children and the environment. Dr. Plourde is a health educator and internationally known author. She has appeared on numerous network news programs and radio shows across the country.

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CBD

By Dana Laake | June 16, 2019

Special guest: Bruce Topping has been involved in the alternative medical community his entire life by managing health food stores, speaking for support groups, conducting seminars for Weston A. Price chapters and being an activist for small and local agriculture. He is a consummate student of natural medicine in all its forms with a passion for helping people understand the controversies of diet and nutritional science. Based on his wealth of knowledge, Bruce is a highly sought after National Speaker for Garden of Life and is our Probiotics and Enzymes Expert.

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Health Concerns around Cell Phones, Wireless Devices and 5G Network Technology

By Dana Laake | June 9, 2019

Special guest: Theodora Scarato is the executive director of Environmental Health Trust (EHT). EHT is one of the leading scientific environmental health organizations working on issues surrounding 5G, small cell wireless transmitters and cell phone radiation. EHT develops educational campaigns and publishes scientific research on cell phone radiation and wireless technology, working to inform both policymakers and the public. Ms. Scarato coordinates scientific programs with international experts and research institutions internationally on all aspects of 5G, cellphones and health. EHT maintains the world’s largest database on protective international policy.

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Preventing and Treating Cardiovascular Disease Through Diet and Lifestyle

By Dana Laake | June 2, 2019

Special guest: Kim Allan Williams, MD, MACC, FAHA, MASNC, FESC, is Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Rush University and specializes in cardiology, prevention and cardiac imaging. He has served on numerous national committees and boards including serving as the President of the American College of Cardiology, President of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Black Cardiologists. He is also the founder of the Urban Cardiology Initiative in Detroit, Michigan to reduce ethnic heart care disparities, and continues community-based efforts in Chicago at Rush. A native of Chicago’s South Side, Dr. Williams has over 30 years of experience as an educator, researcher, and physician.

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How mitochondria influence your health

By Dana Laake | May 19, 2019

Special guest: Thomas A. Bowman, DPM, PhD, earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine with a clinical focus on diabetic limb salvage, sports medicine, and biomechanics, and his PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Toledo with a concentration in cardiovascular and metabolic disease. Dr. Bowman is a senior scientist with Jarrow Formulas, and his responsibilities include product substantiation, research and development, marketing and science writing. He has contributed to several peer-reviewed journal publications and continues to collaborate on research projects.

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Enzymes and Cancer

By Dana Laake | May 12, 2019

Special guest: Linda L. Isaacs, MD, received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky, graduating with high distinction with a major in biochemistry. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1985 and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center at New York University Medical School. Dr. Isaacs uses a nutritional approach for treating patients diagnosed with cancer and other serious degenerative illnesses. The treatment involves individualized diet plans and nutritional supplement protocols, as well as detox procedures.

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Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes the nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master's degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.

Dr. Kevin Passero a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine. In his practice, Dr. Passero focuses on restoring harmony to both the body and mind using advanced protocols that incorporate botanicals, homeopathy, vitamins, and nutrition.

Kate Costello focuses on functional nutrition by emphasizing the healing power of whole-food nutrition and wellness practices like movement, stress-reduction and sleep hygiene. Kate earned her graduate degrees in nutrition and health coaching at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, and works as a nutrition advisor at Village Green